Help! Pig is down!

Discussion in 'Pigs' started by kookie, Oct 21, 2005.

  1. kookie

    kookie Member

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    He seemed fine yesterday. This morning he was a little sluggish and wouldn't eat. This evening he won't hardly move. His nose is running a little bit. No other visible symptoms. Any ideas?
     
  2. marvella

    marvella Well-Known Member

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    a pig that won't eat is a very sick pig.

    if it were mine, i'd start antibiotics. it won't hurt, and might help.
     

  3. Misty

    Misty Misty Gonzales

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    how big is this pig? You need to mix biomycin (LA 200) and Tylan 200 together in the same syringe....if it is a small pig hit him hard, 5cc of each, ?Give it in about 3 different sites in the neck to prevent a really big knot and pain. You can give Banamine (like advil) at the rate of 1cc/100# to help bring down fever. It is a fast pneumonia I bet.
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